The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 36 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Retail 390 441 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.80% 6.01% 5.76%
As % of the General category 15.52% 14.76% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 199 284 310
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,800 £23,980
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Retail
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2513 2988 2625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.37% 40.71% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1951 2326 2137
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,075 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region.

Retail Salary Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Retail Salary Histogram in the North West

Retail
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 266 £43,000 +10.96% 58
Cheshire -3 98 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Lancashire -15 16 £25,000 -37.50% 6
Merseyside -19 6 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 283 (37.68%) Finance
2 217 (28.89%) Banking
3 187 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (18.51%) Risk Management
5 138 (18.38%) Degree
6 124 (16.51%) Project Management
7 123 (16.38%) SQL
8 122 (16.25%) E-Commerce
9 119 (15.85%) Java
10 111 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
11 109 (14.51%) HTML
12 105 (13.98%) Financial Institution
13 104 (13.85%) Wireless
14 101 (13.45%) Customer Engagement
15 95 (12.65%) Microsoft
16 93 (12.38%) .NET
17 89 (11.85%) JavaScript
18 79 (10.52%) CSS
19 78 (10.39%) SDLC
20 74 (9.85%) Oracle
20 74 (9.85%) SQL Server
21 71 (9.45%) C#
22 66 (8.79%) PRINCE2
22 66 (8.79%) Windows
22 66 (8.79%) Linux
22 66 (8.79%) TDD
23 65 (8.66%) Retail Banking
24 64 (8.52%) XML
24 64 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
25 63 (8.39%) UNIX

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (3.99%) WebSphere
2 20 (2.66%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.40%) Apache
3 18 (2.40%) Node.js
4 13 (1.73%) JBoss
5 11 (1.46%) SAS
6 9 (1.20%) Liferay
7 6 (0.80%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.67%) IIS
8 5 (0.67%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.67%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.53%) Jetty
9 4 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.40%) WordPress
11 2 (0.27%) CICS
12 1 (0.13%) CMS
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 1 (0.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 41 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (2.66%) MS Office
4 11 (1.46%) SPSS
5 10 (1.33%) Photoshop
6 8 (1.07%) MS Project
7 7 (0.93%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 25 (3.33%) Magento
2 5 (0.67%) Unica
2 5 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.27%) Agresso
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.53%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.13%) Office 365
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 104 (13.85%) Wireless
2 20 (2.66%) DNS
3 19 (2.53%) SAN
4 13 (1.73%) HTTP
5 10 (1.33%) ATM
6 9 (1.20%) DHCP
6 9 (1.20%) SSL
6 9 (1.20%) VPN
7 8 (1.07%) Firewall
7 8 (1.07%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.67%) VLAN
8 5 (0.67%) Network Security
8 5 (0.67%) NAS
9 4 (0.53%) LAN
10 3 (0.40%) WAN
10 3 (0.40%) Internet
11 2 (0.27%) SSH
11 2 (0.27%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (0.13%) WebEx
12 1 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.46%) MySQL
3 30 (3.99%) Big Data
4 28 (3.73%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.06%) RDBMS
6 20 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (2.00%) Oracle Database
9 14 (1.86%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (1.60%) IBM BigInsights
11 10 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.93%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.67%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.67%) Mahout
14 5 (0.67%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 32 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 28 (3.73%) Maven
3 17 (2.26%) ClearCase
4 15 (2.00%) JIRA
4 15 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.60%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.46%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (1.33%) Subversion
8 6 (0.80%) Selenium
8 6 (0.80%) Axure RP
9 5 (0.67%) Grunt
10 4 (0.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (0.53%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.53%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.40%) MSI
11 3 (0.40%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.27%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.27%) Metasploit
12 2 (0.27%) Capybara
General
1 283 (37.68%) Finance
2 217 (28.89%) Banking
3 105 (13.98%) Financial Institution
4 65 (8.66%) Retail Banking
5 51 (6.79%) Marketing
6 27 (3.60%) Manufacturing
7 26 (3.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 21 (2.80%) Law
9 19 (2.53%) Games
10 16 (2.13%) Back Office
11 15 (2.00%) Telecoms
11 15 (2.00%) Advertising
12 9 (1.20%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.93%) Automotive
13 7 (0.93%) Legal
14 6 (0.80%) Electronics
15 4 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.27%) French Language
16 2 (0.27%) Front Office
16 2 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 158 (21.04%) Developer
2 143 (19.04%) Analyst
3 67 (8.92%) Project Manager
4 54 (7.19%) Business Analyst
5 48 (6.39%) Consultant
6 47 (6.26%) .NET Developer
7 31 (4.13%) Architect
8 30 (3.99%) Test Analyst
8 30 (3.99%) Software Engineer
9 27 (3.60%) Graduate
10 25 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
11 24 (3.20%) Web Developer
12 23 (3.06%) Software Developer
13 20 (2.66%) Junior
14 18 (2.40%) Senior Developer
15 17 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
15 17 (2.26%) Designer
16 16 (2.13%) Service Manager
16 16 (2.13%) UNIX Specialist
17 14 (1.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (14.51%) HTML
2 93 (12.38%) .NET
3 79 (10.52%) CSS
4 64 (8.52%) XML
5 58 (7.72%) HTML5
6 53 (7.06%) jQuery
7 45 (5.99%) ASP.NET
8 36 (4.79%) Web Services
9 33 (4.39%) JSON
10 31 (4.13%) SOAP
11 30 (3.99%) Spring
11 30 (3.99%) REST
12 28 (3.73%) Java EE
13 25 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (3.33%) WCF
14 24 (3.20%) ActiveMQ
14 24 (3.20%) Servlets
14 24 (3.20%) JMS
14 24 (3.20%) WSDL
14 24 (3.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 111 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.46%) Mobile App
3 39 (5.19%) Data Centre
4 29 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (3.73%) User Experience
6 23 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.40%) Social Media
8 14 (1.86%) EPoS
9 11 (1.46%) Clustering
10 10 (1.33%) LPAR
11 9 (1.20%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.07%) Tandem
13 7 (0.93%) Life Science
13 7 (0.93%) Smartphone
13 7 (0.93%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.80%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.80%) Graphic Design
14 6 (0.80%) FMCG
14 6 (0.80%) Device Driver
15 5 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (8.79%) Windows
1 66 (8.79%) Linux
2 63 (8.39%) UNIX
3 14 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
6 11 (1.46%) Solaris
7 10 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.20%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.80%) AIX
10 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.27%) zOS
11 2 (0.27%) CentOS
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.27%) Android
12 1 (0.13%) SUSE
12 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (18.51%) Risk Management
3 124 (16.51%) Project Management
4 122 (16.25%) E-Commerce
5 101 (13.45%) Customer Engagement
6 78 (10.39%) SDLC
7 66 (8.79%) PRINCE2
7 66 (8.79%) TDD
8 64 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 60 (7.99%) Mentoring
10 55 (7.32%) Logistics
11 54 (7.19%) Service Delivery
12 53 (7.06%) Business Analysis
13 50 (6.66%) ITIL
14 45 (5.99%) Process Management
15 43 (5.73%) Change Management
16 42 (5.59%) Software Engineering
16 42 (5.59%) MVC
17 41 (5.46%) Line Management
18 39 (5.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 123 (16.38%) SQL
2 119 (15.85%) Java
3 89 (11.85%) JavaScript
4 71 (9.45%) C#
5 52 (6.92%) PHP
6 42 (5.59%) C++
7 30 (3.99%) T-SQL
8 28 (3.73%) C
9 19 (2.53%) VB
10 16 (2.13%) VB.NET
10 16 (2.13%) Ruby
11 13 (1.73%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.60%) R
13 11 (1.46%) Python
13 11 (1.46%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.33%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.93%) Perl
16 6 (0.80%) VBA
17 5 (0.67%) SPARQL
18 4 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 138 (18.38%) Degree
2 27 (3.60%) ISEB
3 24 (3.20%) CISA
4 17 (2.26%) ISTQB
5 13 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (1.73%) ACCA
5 13 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.46%) CISSP
8 10 (1.33%) MCSE
8 10 (1.33%) CISM
8 10 (1.33%) MCITP
9 6 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.67%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.53%) IIBA
11 4 (0.53%) PMP
12 3 (0.40%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.40%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.27%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.53%) QA
2 22 (2.93%) SLA
3 5 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.40%) FATCA
5 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.13%) MiFID
6 1 (0.13%) EMIR
System Software
1 27 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.93%) Terminal Server
5 5 (0.67%) Samba
5 5 (0.67%) NFS
5 5 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.67%) HDFS
6 2 (0.27%) ACF2
6 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.27%) RACF
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.20%) Data Guard
2 5 (0.67%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.67%) Ambari
2 5 (0.67%) Oozie
3 4 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.27%) zSecure
4 2 (0.27%) SCCM
5 1 (0.13%) Puppet
5 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 95 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 74 (9.85%) Oracle
3 58 (7.72%) IBM
4 28 (3.73%) Teradata
5 27 (3.60%) VMware
6 23 (3.06%) Google
7 22 (2.93%) Capita
8 19 (2.53%) SAP
9 17 (2.26%) Tableau
10 16 (2.13%) Cisco
11 12 (1.60%) Hortonworks
12 11 (1.46%) Citrix
13 10 (1.33%) Hitachi
13 10 (1.33%) Actimize
14 9 (1.20%) Cognos
15 8 (1.07%) Zend
16 7 (0.93%) Red Hat
17 6 (0.80%) HP
18 5 (0.67%) BMC
18 5 (0.67%) Embarcadero
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUSES
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + PACKAGE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60K to 85K
Posted: 15 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 to £75,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30, 000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £84,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago